“Jesuit Day” Chez Renaissance Mathematicus

  Thony Christie, The Renaissance Mathematicus, posts about the role of Jesuit scientists in the early modern period. Since this blog started I have attempted to draw my readers attention to those contributions by profiling individual Jesuits and their contributions and also on occasions defending them against their largely ignorant critics. I have decided to …


Google Street View tries to protect the privacy of the people it photographs by automatically detecting the presence of the human face and suitably pixellating it. Making an interesting theological statement, Google doesn’t distinguish between the human and the divine: Marion Balac has a page full of faceless gods.